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Michigan Avenue from railroad yards
Michigan Avenue from railroad yards
TitleMichigan Avenue from railroad yards
CreatorHunt, Jarvis
Shepley, Rutan, and Coolidge
Holabird & Roche (Chicago, Ill.)
Thielbar & Fugard
Giaver and Dinkleberg
Shaw, Metz and Associates
Burnham Bros.
DescriptionView from the railroad yard where Millennium Park is now located, looking toward Michigan Avenue. In the front row of buildings are, from left to right, the Michigan Boulevard Building (formerly Michigan Avenue National Bank Building), the Chicago Cultural Center, the John Crerar Library and the Carbide & Carbon Building. Behind those rise the United Insurance Building (now Unitrin Building) and 35 East Wacker Drive (formerly Pure Oil Building, North American Life Building, Jewelers Building).
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1968
Date1897 (Chicago Cultural Center); 1914 (Michigan Boulevard Building); 1920 (John Crerar Library); 1926 (35 East Wacker); 1929 (Carbide & Carbon Building); 1962 (United Insurance Building)
Geographic coverageLoop (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number32
Subjecthigh-rise buildings
low-rise buildings
hotels (public accommodations)
theaters
museums (buildings)
libraries
commercial buildings
office buildings
streetscapes
railroad yards
LanguageEnglish
TypeImage
Formarchitecture
View Descriptiongeneral view
Physical Description35 mm. slide
CollectionC. William Brubaker Collection (University of Illinois at Chicago)
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Chicago. Library. [Visual Resources].
CitationCite as [creator]. [title]. [file name]. [collection].
RightsThe University of Illinois at Chicago College of Architecture and the Arts holds reproduction and licensing rights. For more information, please email: lib-permissions@uic.edu.
DownloadsDownloads of larger files for this image are available from the C. William Brubaker set in the UIC Library Flickr collections at http://www.flickr.com/photos/uicdigital/sets/72157625021131144/.
File Namebru005_08_iF
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